/dev/vga dissappeared?

David Xu davidxu at freebsd.org
Fri Aug 13 15:03:54 PDT 2004

I resolved the problem by add two lines to  config file:

device io
device mem

otherwise, X does not start.

David Xu

Julian Elischer wrote:

>So, I upgraded everything today
>and I no longer have X because it requires /dev/vga
>which has dissappeared out of /dev
>As I have no X I have no browser (comments about lynx will
>be ignored ;-)
>so I'm having trouble looking up resources to see what may have happenned.
>The vga driver reports as having found a device in dmesg
>but there is no such device in /dev.
>I recall a couple of emails on the topic a while ago but I can't
>look them up now...
>can someone let me know what the resolution was?
>should I be adding a symlink to something somewhere?
>is this a known problem?
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